Upcoming FREE Public Community Talks


March 13

College Grit: Getting Ready in Mind, Body, and Spirit
with Monica Valdivia-Aguilar, MA, LMFT (LMFT #41352) and Dr. Grace Goodman, Licensed Psychologist (PSY 28905)
San Marino Community Church
This free public workshop is part of a speaker series offered by San Marino Community Church

The transition to college can be both exciting and nerve wracking. No matter where you are going to school, there are certain skills that will help you feel confident living away from home. Join us for an evening of key topics, activities and resources which can help you gain valuable tools for:

  • managing stress
  • navigating friendships and relationships
  • being your authentic self
  • exploring your passions
  • maintaining health and wellness

The College Grit workshop is open to ALL YOUNG ADULTS headed for college or already attending college.

Check out the event website for more information!

Questions? Please contact Lisa Massaro Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist at ldmassaro@outlook.com.


April 23

Discussing Difficult Topics, such as School Shootings, with your Children
with Dr. Melissa Johnson, Licensed Psychologist (PSY 13102)
Carver Elementary Auditorium
3100 Huntington Dr, San Marino, CA 91108

Open to community parents.



May 5

Stand Up! Speak Out!® – Help Your Students Navigate their Friendship Worlds
with Dr. Melissa Johnson, Licensed Psychologist (PSY 13102)
Burbank Unified School District Wellness Symposium for Educators
John Burroughs High School
1920 Clark Avenue  Burbank, CA 91506

Hosted by the Burbank Unified School District.

Open to all educators.

To attend Dr. Johnson’s talk, you will have to register for the Symposium by contacting:

Johanna Chase, Director of Wellness Programs and Services, at JohannaChase@burbankusd.org